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one-eyed fat man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-31-11 08:31 AM
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52.  Here's an image to help jog your memory ;) /

That's how it works, Brady organizes and pickets Starbucks and they are "praiseworthy." A gun owner decides not to patronize a business, and they are vilified as "mean, vengeful psychopaths with a dangerous attitude...eom"
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  -Bar owners coming up with ways to deter gun carriers ... spin  May-30-11 12:59 PM   #0 
  - There are two places where guns do not belong period  Drale   May-30-11 01:02 PM   #1 
  - Oddly, I tend to avoid both, and for the same reasons.  MineralMan   May-30-11 01:07 PM   #2 
  - And elementary schools.  Liberal Veteran   May-30-11 01:07 PM   #3 
  - Yet legal carry in bars and schools that allow it....  eqfan592   May-30-11 03:17 PM   #21 
     - Apparently it is an issue for many who work or go to bars.  Starboard Tack   May-31-11 01:40 PM   #75 
        - Just because it's an issue  rrneck   May-31-11 01:47 PM   #76 
           - Exactly. (nt)  eqfan592   May-31-11 04:26 PM   #83 
           - No, it doesn't have to be codified into law  Starboard Tack   May-31-11 07:59 PM   #85 
              - What of the patrons? What should they do? nt  rrneck   Jun-01-11 12:56 AM   #91 
                 - Find a a bar that wants them  Starboard Tack   Jun-01-11 08:36 PM   #97 
                    - If there isnt a posted policy  rrneck   Jun-02-11 10:10 AM   #98 
                       - Then there is no policy unless it becomes law.  Starboard Tack   Jun-02-11 11:47 AM   #99 
                          - Then what do the patrons do? nt  rrneck   Jun-02-11 11:55 AM   #100 
                             - Go somewhere else.  GreenStormCloud   Jun-02-11 01:32 PM   #101 
                             - yep  YllwFvr   Jun-02-11 03:41 PM   #104 
                             - Which patrons?  Starboard Tack   Jun-02-11 10:23 PM   #106 
                                - You know what I'm talking about.  rrneck   Jun-02-11 11:30 PM   #108 
                                   - I really am not following your train of thought here, but I'll try  Starboard Tack   Jun-02-11 11:43 PM   #109 
                                      - That's a step in the right direction.  rrneck   Jun-03-11 12:00 AM   #110 
                                         - Some bars still allow smoking in New Orleans and probably other places  Starboard Tack   Jun-03-11 12:12 AM   #111 
                                            - Could you make the same argument for  rrneck   Jun-03-11 10:13 AM   #112 
                                               - "It's a sort of "coersive consumerism"  Starboard Tack   Jun-05-11 02:31 PM   #113 
  - And swimming pools  WatsonT   May-30-11 06:35 PM   #34 
  - When I work my first sporting event I will leave my gun at home  YllwFvr   Jun-02-11 03:38 PM   #103 
  - I'm pretty pro-gun and pro right to carry  bluestateguy   May-30-11 01:08 PM   #4 
  - Check guns at door and leave with bartender. Like in old saloons (Some of them).  Hardrada   May-30-11 01:14 PM   #5 
  - In the old movies, there were references to "coat check girls" in establishements  gejohnston   May-30-11 02:56 PM   #19 
     - drink at all?  YllwFvr   Jun-02-11 03:42 PM   #105 
        - I don't know the law there. My understanding is that one drink is against the rules  gejohnston   Jun-02-11 10:55 PM   #107 
  - +1  Scuba   May-30-11 01:18 PM   #6 
  - This law does provide that discretion - I think most states do, actually (nt)  petronius   May-30-11 02:28 PM   #14 
  - Every property owner has the discretion to set his/her own policy  WatsonT   May-30-11 06:35 PM   #35 
  - There is no legislative proposal that takes the choice away from bar owners.  X_Digger   May-31-11 10:45 AM   #63 
  - Just a question  discntnt_irny_srcsm   May-30-11 01:19 PM   #7 
  - If we ever get rid of the TSA they might find jobs patting down bar customers. (n/t)  spin   May-30-11 01:34 PM   #8 
  - All they need is a sign that says no guns allowed  Taitertots   May-30-11 01:39 PM   #9 
  - ....and someone will start a boycott because the owner is anti - 2A  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 01:47 PM   #10 
  - So... If they want to take that position they are going to have to deal with the consequences  Taitertots   May-30-11 01:52 PM   #11 
  - Then just don't go there. Why fuck with the owner's business  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 02:04 PM   #13 
     - Isn't that what a boycott is? Not patronizing a business, for a specific reason?  petronius   May-30-11 02:33 PM   #15 
     - There is a difference between not patronizing  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 02:40 PM   #17 
        - sounds like a distinction without a difference  gejohnston   May-30-11 02:46 PM   #18 
        - No, but some have suggested previously picketing bars that don't welcome guns.  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 03:54 PM   #22 
        - Some where? Some here?  petronius   May-30-11 04:44 PM   #25 
        - Only ones organizing pickets I see....  one-eyed fat man   May-31-11 08:47 AM   #53 
        - Here's an image to help jog your memory ;)  one-eyed fat man   May-31-11 08:31 AM   #52 
           - AHAHAHAA I forgot about that.  AtheistCrusader   May-31-11 10:02 AM   #61 
        - The definition of boycott is ...  spin   May-30-11 05:21 PM   #28 
        - Who's been picketting?  PavePusher   May-30-11 06:03 PM   #31 
        - And would you apply that equally?  beevul   May-31-11 12:25 PM   #74 
     - That's the definition of a boycott, isn't it?  benEzra   May-30-11 02:34 PM   #16 
     - Boycott =/= Picket  Taitertots   May-30-11 02:57 PM   #20 
     - Would you picket a place that posts a "No Guns" sign?  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 03:55 PM   #23 
        - Picket? No.  Euromutt   May-30-11 04:31 PM   #24 
        - There is no reason to picket such an establishment ...  spin   May-30-11 05:27 PM   #29 
        - No.  Callisto32   May-31-11 09:53 AM   #58 
     - That's what a boycott is....  Callisto32   May-31-11 09:51 AM   #57 
     - I wouldn't worry about any boycotts.  Starboard Tack   May-31-11 02:02 PM   #77 
  - What's wrong with that?  spin   May-30-11 01:55 PM   #12 
  - Really? I'm sure you can point to a bar that has been boycotted for this?  PavePusher   May-30-11 06:02 PM   #30 
  - So people shouldn't be allowed to boycott businesses with policies they don't approve of?  WatsonT   May-30-11 06:37 PM   #36 
  - Oh, no - go ahead and boycott. If it floats your boat, have at it.  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 07:03 PM   #37 
     - I don't have to boycott, because I rarely see any "no-guns" signs on businesses ...  spin   May-30-11 07:16 PM   #40 
     - Ok, so what's the problem here?  WatsonT   May-30-11 09:48 PM   #45 
     - There shouldn't be one.  Callisto32   May-31-11 09:58 AM   #60 
     - It's not about feeling good.  Callisto32   May-31-11 09:57 AM   #59 
  - No problem. The bar owner is already chasing off the gun carriers.  GreenStormCloud   Jun-02-11 01:35 PM   #102 
  - The GOP/NRA will picket and harass them - and put them out of business  jpak   May-31-11 12:02 PM   #69 
  - So why weren't they doing this previously?  Euromutt   May-30-11 04:54 PM   #26 
  - An armed society is indeed a polite society.  spin   May-30-11 05:12 PM   #27 
     - DUzy.  TheCowsCameHome   May-30-11 07:03 PM   #38 
  - I like the Texas 51% law.  oneshooter   May-30-11 06:33 PM   #32 
  - In Florida you can't carry in the bar portion of an establishment ...  spin   May-30-11 07:10 PM   #39 
  - What a stupid law - why can they just say -"keep yer fucking gun outta my bar"  jpak   May-31-11 12:04 PM   #71 
     - Because that does not have the weight of law behind it.  oneshooter   May-31-11 02:19 PM   #79 
  - A posted sign will remove all legally carried guns from the premises.  WatsonT   May-30-11 06:34 PM   #33 
  - Yup, and also all the money that licensed owners have to spend. (n/t)  spin   May-30-11 07:17 PM   #41 
  - Yeah I'm really not seeing the issue here  WatsonT   May-30-11 09:49 PM   #46 
  - Works for me....I see a sign I either find another place, or store my EDC  ileus   May-30-11 09:34 PM   #44 
  - All they have to do is put up a sign...  ileus   May-30-11 08:48 PM   #42 
  - So if I want to target a bunch of peple that are incapacitated and unarmed...  krispos42   May-30-11 09:16 PM   #43 
  - Yep, there are boogeymen contemplating that as we post. Let's be real here.  Hoyt   May-30-11 09:51 PM   #47 
  - shall we list the situations where people were herded to the back room to be executed?  gejohnston   May-30-11 10:50 PM   #48 
  - Yea, go ahead. Also, what's going to happen when a cowboy pulls a gun and starts a shoot out?  Hoyt   May-30-11 11:04 PM   #50 
     - Lock in?  gejohnston   May-31-11 08:52 AM   #54 
        - Better than murder and it happens often. Well, unless some gun toting cowboy decides to draw and  Hoyt   May-31-11 04:13 PM   #81 
           - If there are no cop cars outside, it is not a hostage situation.  gejohnston   Jun-01-11 01:09 AM   #92 
  - And most gun-owners don't shoot (much less kill) a single person... ever.  krispos42   May-30-11 11:00 PM   #49 
     - Get a grip. 95% of us walk around with that big sign, without fear.  Hoyt   May-30-11 11:05 PM   #51 
        - Calling bullshit!  one-eyed fat man   May-31-11 08:56 AM   #55 
           - Actually, I'd love a T-Shirt like that. Very cool!!!!!!! You guys ought to try going gunless.  Hoyt   May-31-11 09:42 AM   #56 
           - I've been told by some types that would require removal of my penis.  AtheistCrusader   May-31-11 10:05 AM   #62 
           - Most would find going gunless actually enhances . . . . . .  Hoyt   May-31-11 10:48 AM   #64 
              - Ahh, is that what you are telling yourself?  cleanhippie   May-31-11 12:00 PM   #67 
                 - Better than you guys -- like the poster above -- who believe gunless is synonymous with castration.  Hoyt   May-31-11 03:39 PM   #80 
                    - "I'm telling you, go gunless. It'll take ten years off you." And just *how* would you know that?  friendly_iconoclast   May-31-11 05:05 PM   #84 
                    - I've seen it happen to other habitual toters. Try it. 95+% who don't tote will thank you too.  Hoyt   May-31-11 08:36 PM   #86 
                       - We are to take it on faith, then? In what way do you differ from Harold Camping?  friendly_iconoclast   May-31-11 08:58 PM   #87 
                          - 95+% feel the same way I do -- lighter, less obsessed and building a better, unarmed society.  Hoyt   May-31-11 09:17 PM   #89 
                             - 95+% have not yet publicly disagreed with you. That does not mean they agree with you.  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-01-11 12:18 PM   #95 
                    - I don't believe it is synonymous with castration. That's the thing.  AtheistCrusader   Jun-01-11 12:34 AM   #90 
           - Kinda tough  one-eyed fat man   May-31-11 11:34 AM   #65 
           - Order it here.....  one-eyed fat man   May-31-11 11:45 AM   #66 
           - *snort*  krispos42   May-31-11 09:03 PM   #88 
  - Its fascinating how the criminal mind works  jpak   May-31-11 12:07 PM   #72 
  - Hooray! - the GOP/NRA creates jobs for metal detector factories but kills jobs in bars  jpak   May-31-11 12:01 PM   #68 
  - ......right.  eqfan592   May-31-11 12:03 PM   #70 
  - "It very well might be the end of my bartending career," said Carpenter  jpak   May-31-11 12:08 PM   #73 
     - lol, I left my last job for a new career...  eqfan592   May-31-11 04:21 PM   #82 
  - And the Bradys wanted to kill jobs at Starbucks. What's the difference?  friendly_iconoclast   May-31-11 02:06 PM   #78 
  - "Hey, my bar is too dangerous to begin with!!!"  Tejas   Jun-01-11 05:58 AM   #93 
  - The problem with her bars isn't with guns, it's with the customers.... n/t  friendly_iconoclast   Jun-01-11 12:25 PM   #96 
  - Just post a $2 sign... problem solved.  OneTenthofOnePercent   Jun-01-11 07:17 AM   #94 

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